Archive | June, 2016
President’s Office Celebrates 10 Years in Chandigarh

President’s Office Celebrates 10 Years in Chandigarh

On June 3, 2016 Dr. Mark Evered, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of the Fraser Valley hosted a special occasion in Canada to celebrate and mark 10 years of the UFV Campus in Chandigarh India.  The UFV Alumni Association’s Chair Nik Venema and Vice Chair Nav Bains chose to honour the top ten alumni […]

Instructional Skills Workshop Co-Facilitated by UFV Chandigarh Instructor

Instructional Skills Workshop Co-Facilitated by UFV Chandigarh Instructor

Monica Sachdeva, Assistant Professor in the Department of Commerce & Management at UFV’s Chandigarh campus co-facilitated the Instructional Skills Workshop held at UFV’s Abbotsford campus in May, 2016. Dr. Sachdeva was joined by David Tickner, Faculty Development Consultant and Trainer. The success of this FDW was a direct result of the teachers’ engagement, commitment to […]

BC Legislature Honours South Asian Heritage

BC Legislature Honours South Asian Heritage

May 17, 2016 was a historic day in the BC Legislature and for South Asians in particular. MLA and Minister of Technology, Innovation and Citizens’ Services, Mr. Amrik Virk welcomed government officials, community members and professionals to a new and permanent installation highlighting the contribution of Indian soldiers who served in the war effort of […]

Dr. Manpreet Singh Visits the CICS from the University of Mumbai

Dr. Manpreet Singh Visits the CICS from the University of Mumbai

The CICS was pleased to host visiting scholar and researcher Dr. Manpreet J Singh this May, 2016. Dr. Manpreet J Singh teaches at Mata Sundri College, Department of English, Delhi University. She is currently associated with Indo Canadian Study Centre, Mumbai University as a Fellow with the South Asia Diaspora Fund. The topic of her research […]

CICS Student Zaki Al-Dhamari Receives Undergraduate Research Excellence Award

CICS Student Zaki Al-Dhamari Receives Undergraduate Research Excellence Award

The CICS was proud to nominate UFV student Zaki Al-Dhamari for the annual Undergraduate Excellence Award in April 2016. Zaki worked on two major data collation projects for the CICS. He first collected, thematized and graphed the data results of the CICS ‘Post Cards from the Margin’ research project. These were collected anecdotes from across […]